Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute is first in Minnesota to implant Barostim Therapy to improve symptoms of heart failure

[Fox 9 News, February 05, 2024] An Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute team has successfully completed the first Barostim™ Baroreflex Activation Therapy implant in the state of Minnesota. The procedure was performed at Abbott Northwestern Hospital. The device is called Barostim, and it is used to help patients with heart failure feel less breathless and less fatigued. FOX9 News spoke to Peter Eckman, MD, a cardiologist with Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute, and one of his patients about how the device works and the difference it can make in the lives of patients.

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